Category Archives: International

Yaya Toure named 2013 BBC African Footballer of the Year0

Yaya Toure has won the 2013 BBC African Footballer of the Year award. The Ivory Coast and Manchester City midfielder, who had been nominated in each of the past four years, finally won the crown. Upon winning Toure said, “It’s a fantastic achievement because I don’t think there has ever been as many quality African […]

Football pays tribute to Nelson Mandela, former South Africa president0

Fifa president Sepp Blatter has led the sporting tributes to his “dear friend”, South Africa’s first black president Nelson Mandela, who has died at aged 95. Mr Mandela had used sport to bring his country together following strict racial segregation by his predecessors. “It is in deep mourning that I pay my respects to an […]